Technical skills training

Our Technology Training Centre in Aston, Birmingham is a new state-of-the-art facility, designed to be the perfect environment to learn how to safely use the machinery and equipment commonly found in manufacturing and engineering environments.

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All our courses can be delivered at your site, using your own equipment and working methods, at a time to suit; including evenings, night shifts and weekends.

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Centre lathe turning

Duration
5 days
Members
£840 +VAT
Non Members
£892 +VAT

This hands-on five-day course combines on-machine practical exercises and instruction with classroom sessions to enable delegates to safely set and operate a centre lathe. This training programme is suitable for engineers of all levels. The content of this course can be used to support NVQ programmes.

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Dates & Locations

26-30 June 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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31 July - 04 August 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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14-18 August 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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23-27 October 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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20-24 November 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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If we don’t have a suitable date, register your interest and we'll let you know as soon as new dates and locations are added.

Introduction to CNC machine centre milling

Duration
5 days
Members
£840 +VAT
Non Members
£892 +VAT

This five-day course combines instruction and practice with relevant theory to provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to safely programme, set and operate a CNC machining centre.

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Dates & Locations

25-29 September 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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20-24 November 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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Introduction to CNC turning

Duration
5 days
Members
£840 +VAT
Non Members
£892 +VAT

This five-day introductory CNC training course is designed to give delegates the skills and knowledge they need to part-programme, set and operate CNC machines.

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Dates & Locations

24-28th July 2017
EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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06-10 November 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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Surface grinding

Duration
4 days
Members
£778 +VAT
Non Members
£865 +VAT

This course will help delegates safely set and operate a surface grinding machine to produce a variety of ground surfaces. The course is mainly workshop based using a Jones and Shipman surface grinder. The course is useful for anyone who needs to be able to read drawings and use basic measurement instruments (micrometer and vernier).

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Dates & Locations

17–20 July 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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13-16 November 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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Vertical milling

Duration
5 days
Members
£778 +VAT
Non Members
£865 +VAT

This five-day milling machine training course gives delegates the skills and knowledge they need safely to operate a vertical milling machine to produce engineering products. Using a combination of relevant theory and hands-on instruction and practise, delegates will acquire the skills and knowledge to make the most productive use of a vertical milling machine.
The course content can be used to support NVQ programmes.

Course details

Dates & Locations

17-21 July 2017
EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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31 July-4 August 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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14-18 August 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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23-27 October 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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20-24 November 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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If we don’t have a suitable date, register your interest and we'll let you know as soon as new dates and locations are added.